Essays Tagged: "Pollution"

Plastic not Paper

tell him, 'I want the one that's better for the environment, I want the one that will help prevent pollution, I want the one that cost less, I want plastic.' Plastic bags save money, they conserve en ... substances, like 6pack rings. If you choose paper over plastic you are supporting higher levels of pollution.The choice of plastic over paper doesn't seem to be that big of a decision, but as you now ...

(2 pages) 116 0 4.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Role of Government Intervention in Environmental Issues

sible.I have chosen to examine the article from the New York Timesentitled RU.S. Seeking Options of Pollution RulesS. Although pollution isdetrimental to our environment, you have to take into account ... l to our environment, you have to take into account that it isalmost impossible to entirely prevent pollution. This is scientificallyimpossible and it would have severely negative economic impact on t ...

(7 pages) 421 0 4.9 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Soil Erosion and it's Effect on the Great Mississippi

urse due to soil deposits from the northern portion. Additionally, soil erosion affects farming and pollution. Soil erosion can occur from winds, water and improper farming techniques. People are less ... the river. The river is significant is waste removal. The river carries both sewage and industrial pollution. But due to the large volume of water, the water is diluted and has fewer concentrations o ...

(12 pages) 220 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences


inning to receive attention. Over the last three decades, there has been a growing recognition that pollution poses a serious threat to human population and global ecosystems. One realization is that ... oxygen atoms forming a triangular shape. It is created both naturally and as a result of mankind's pollution. New molecules are naturally created from radiant energy splitting oxygen (O2). Each oxyge ...

(12 pages) 331 0 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Environmental Law. The issue of pollution, is it still running rampant in our environment today ?

Pollution, why is it still running rampant in our environment today ? Are there no laws to control o ... ntrol or stop it ? In regards to these questions, Canada has a great many laws to stop and regulate pollution. But despite this, why is it still happening. What are Canada's so called enforcement meas ... eback experts say.The Montreal Gazette, p. A12Goar, C. (1995, April 10). Canada gets black mark for pollution. Toronto Star,p. B10.Hall, F. (1995, March 1). Green laws under siege. The Halifax Daily N ...

(7 pages) 381 0 4.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Crime. Speaks of how they can be classified in different ways

nger illegal. Today, it is becoming a serious crime to pollute the air and water. In colonial days, pollution received little attention because it caused few problems. During the 1700's in England it ... overnment developed new rules and penalties. The regulations were intended to control air and water pollution, to prevent fraudulent trade practices, and to alert people seeking loans about actual int ...

(8 pages) 318 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Describes the roles of government in the present business environment

nt has power over such areas as; companylaw, income tax, trade etc. State government has power over pollution,price controls, state courts etc. and local government has power over rates,building appro ...

(1 pages) 159 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Critique of "Population Bomb" by Paul Ehrlich

f the most pressingproblems facing man in the 20th century. In Population Bomb Ehrlichexplains that pollution, shortages, and an overall deterioation of thestandard of living is all due to overpopulat ... rths carrying capacity. In third worldcountries where population control is rarely used population, pollution, andscarcity are becoming ever increasing problems. Roughly 40% of thepopulation in third ...

(5 pages) 104 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Are transnational corporations a benign or malign force in the contemporary world?

live in a world no longer contained by the nation-state; business, tourism, information, diseases, pollution, ideas are all constantly flooding across national borders. Transnational corporations (TN ...

(10 pages) 374 1 3.2 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Amazing Grace

st as normal as everyone else. What is normal? For the children of the South Bronx, living with the pollution, the sickness, the drugs, and the violence is the only way of life many of them have ever ... wealthier population.Environmental factors are involved in the problems arising in the South Bronx. Pollution, for example, could be the biggest source of the high number of children in the community ...

(7 pages) 93 0 5.0 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An Ecosystem's Disturbance by a Pollutant

ur ecosystem include: gases such as sulphur dioxide, elements such as mercury and arsenic, and even pollution by nutrients which is referred to as eutrophication. Each of these pollutants pose a diffe ... vidual species than of the community. An indicator species can only be used to assess the impact of pollution on a community if quite a lot is known about both the pollution and the community (Moriart ...

(83 pages) 282 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


over our forest and other habitats. We need to breathe clean air and not worry about pesticides or pollution. Overpopulation causes problems in the economy, increases in numbers of people, and techno ...

(3 pages) 149 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Economics of Clean Air

em is a widespread and ever more controversial one. Like a long countdown to eventual disaster, the pollution effecting our world has no doubt made increasingly more impact on our daily lives, and has ... productivity, and other conditions while at the same time theoretically helping to reduce smog and pollution. The findings of a report on experiments done for the Clean Air act was passed into law in ...

(5 pages) 143 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The EPA - Can It / Will it Save Our Environment?

Nice Essay on satus of EPA Thorough discussion of topic, nice factsPollution of our environment is an issue that concerns each andevery one of us. 'The threat of envir ... ous threats to theenvironment and to human health. The highest-risk problems to humanhealth are air pollution, exposure to toxic chemicals, and pollution ofdrinking water. In '91, $25 million in fines ... has made a commendable effort at trying to protect ourenvironment. For instance, in reducing indoor pollution where we seenon-smoking areas designated and the restriction of cigarette ads fromtelevisi ...

(2 pages) 106 0 3.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Great essay on advanced economics!

by the human race, physically and mentally. While our current society is almost perfect, free from pollution and war, the society of 2999 had many problems. The society didn't know how to foreshadow ...

(5 pages) 69 0 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Dramatic effect of gas pollution on the environment.

DRAMATIC EFFECT OF GAS POLLUTIONON THE ENVIRONMENTOur planet can be considered globally as a living organism in which each ... of the South Pole vortex. Unfortunately, the cause was, once more, identified as stemming from the pollution phenomenon.This is explained by the fact that the increase in greenhouse and ozone gases o ... less, several international organizations, such as the United Nations, are already fighting against pollution and its results, passing many environmental laws with which all the member countries must ...

(4 pages) 97 0 4.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences


osystems. Other stresses on our environment resulting from lack of proper growth management include pollution of water, air, and soil stress on our water supplies and wetlands; salt water intrusion, s ... ecome a great problem. Basically we are running out of space to put our garbage.Species extinction, pollution, depleted resources, that we see happening in Florida are occurring world wide.Scientists ...

(1 pages) 52 1 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Our Day Out Essay

high amount of environmental problems that included derelict houses, vandalism and a vast amount of pollution and decay. Due to these circumstances, people started to drift away from the inner city an ...

(12 pages) 92 1 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Pollution had been a major problem for us, and the earth's atmosphere, it is caused by careless use ... of hazardous chemicals and fossil fuels, it may leave our planet uninhabitable in the future. Some pollution caused damage to our respiratory system, which lead short of life span of individuals, dep ... system, which lead short of life span of individuals, depending on the number of conditions.What is pollution? And how do they affect our bodies?In order for us to understand how pollution affects our ...

(7 pages) 93 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Enviromental management authority of trinidad and tobago.

mmes relating to the environment;(h) Take all appropriate actions for the prevention and control of pollution and conservation of the environment;(i) Establish and co-ordinate institutional linkages l ... the facilities of the E.M.A are, while we wait for the E.M.A to figure out what is the cause of the pollution, our country is being poisoned. Due to their short coming the very thing there are put in ...

(5 pages) 51 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences